Néstor Arenas (b. Holguín, Cuba, 1964). He graduated from the Higher Institute of Art (Havana, 1990). Arenas has widely exhibited his work at solo exhibitions and group shows throughout the U.S., Cuba, Spain and China. Recent exhibitions include, 12th Havana Biennial (2015), “Legopaintings” (Lyle O’Reitzel Gallery, Miami, 2010), Arteaméricas Art Fair (Miami, 2009 and 2010), Shanghai Art Fair (China, 2010). His work is part of several private and corporate collections such as, Forrest Capital (Miami), The Mosquera Collection (Miami), Jorge Reynardus Collection (New York and Sarasota), Leigh University (Pennsylvania), Universidad de Valencia (Spain), among others.
The Kendall Art Cultural Center (KACC), dedicated the past six years to the preservation and promotion of contemporary art and artists, and to the exchange of art and ideas throughout Miami and South Florida, as well as abroad. Through an energetic calendar of exhibitions, programs, and its collections, KACC provides an international platform for the work of established and emerging artists, advancing public appreciation and understanding of contemporary art.
The Rodríguez collection is a blueprint of Cuban art and its diaspora. Within the context of the new MoCA-Americas the collection becomes an invaluable visual source for Diaspora identity. It represents a different approach to art history to try to better understand where we come from to better know where we are heading.Read More